A Cure for a Sick Country?

That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back

by Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum

The Rogue Genius

Malaparte: Vies et Légendes

by Maurizio Serra


by Curzio Malaparte, translated from the Italian by Cesare Foligno, with an afterword by Dan Hofstadter

The Skin

by Curzio Malaparte, translated from the Italian by David Moore

Old Lion Eyes

Spencer Tracy: A Biography

by James Curtis

Energy: Friend or Enemy?

The End of Energy: The Unmaking of America's Environment, Security, and Independence

by Michael J. Graetz

Hidden Costs of Energy: Unpriced Consequences of Energy Production and Use

a report by the National Research Council's Committee on Health, Environmental, and Other External Costs and Benefits of Energy Production and Consumption

The Dutch Are Coming!

My Little War

by Louis Paul Boon, translated from the Dutch by Paul Vincent

Beyond Sleep

by Willem Frederik Hermans, translated from the Dutch by Ina Rilke

Parents Worry

by Gerard Reve, translated from the Dutch by Richard Huijing

Silent Extras

by Arnon Grunberg. translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett


by Hugo Klaus, translated from the Dutch by Michael Henry Heim

The Darkroom of Damocles

by Willem Frederik Hermans, translated from the Dutch by Ina Rilke

The Jewish Messiah

by Arnon Grunberg, translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett

Problemski Hotel

by Dimitri Verhulst, translated from the Dutch by David Colmer

The Window Dresser: A Dance Novella

by Christiaan Weijts, translated from the Dutch by Brian Doyle

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Alexander: How Great?

Alexander the Great

by Philip Freeman

The Landmark Arrian: The Campaigns of Alexander

edited by James Romm, translated from the Greek by Pamela Mensch

Alexander the Great and His Empire: A Short Introduction

by Pierre Briant, translated from the French by Amélie Kuhrt

Philip II of Macedonia

by Ian Worthington

Ghost on the Throne: The Death of Alexander the Great and the War for Crown and Empire

by James Romm

Making It Big in China

Tide Players: The Movers and Shakers of a Rising China

by Jianying Zha

The Most Entertaining Philosopher

The Heart of William James

edited and with an introduction by Robert Richardson

Honor Thy Honor

The Honor Code: How Moral Revolutions Happen

by Kwame Anthony Appiah

Did Fannie Cause the Disaster?

Reckless Endangerment: How Outsized Ambition, Greed, and Corruption Led to Economic Armageddon

by Gretchen Morgenson and Joshua Rosner

A Hero of the Hebraic Renaissance

"I Have Always Loved the Holy Tongue": Isaac Casaubon, the Jews, and a Forgotten Chapter in Renaissance Scholarship

by Anthony Grafton and Joanna Weinberg, with Alastair Hamilton

The Top Nuclear Detective

The Age of Deception: Nuclear Diplomacy in Treacherous Times

by Mohamed ElBaradei

The Brothers Mann—and Nelly

House of Exile: The Lives and Times of Heinrich Mann and Nelly Kroeger-Mann

by Evelyn Juers

Taking Random House for a Shakespearean Ride

The Tragedy of Arthur

by Arthur Phillips

Why Tolstoy, Lenin, Van Gogh, and America Were Hit by It

Mightier Than the Sword: Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Battle for America

by David S. Reynolds

The Best of the Bonapartes

Napoleon and the Rebel: A Story of Brotherhood, Passion, and Power

by Marcello Simonetta and Noga Arikha

The Body and Human Progress

The Changing Body: Health, Nutrition, and Human Development in the Western World Since 1700

by Robert Floud, Robert W. Fogel, Bernard Harris, and Sok Chul Hong

Beauty, Violence, and the Gods

The Wrecking Light

by Robin Robertson

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